SMYTHE: Daphne Olive

Peacefully surrounded by family on 25 February 2018 in her 93rd year.  Loved wife of the late Frank.  Loved mother and mother in law of Ken and Yvonne, Allan and Carol, and Clyde.  Loved nana of Hayden, Ryan, Andrew, Jonathon, Macy and... Read More

WALSH, Brian Ross

Died peacefully at home in Te Puke, surrounded by family on Sunday 25th February 2018 aged 71 years.  Devoted and loving husband of Joy for 50 years. Dearly loved father and father-in-law of Michelle and Craig, Renee and Gary, Bradley and Karina.... Read More

WILLIAMS Dylan James (“D”)

On February 25th 2018, tragically in an accident while doing what he loved; aged 25 years. Dearly loved son of Snow and Gayle, and brother of Jacob and Talia, Marnie and Arun. Loved stepson of Val and stepbrother to Kerrie, George and Daniel. Precious... Read More

SINCLAIR, Winifred Nina (Win)

On February 21, 2018 peacefully after a short illness at Ultimate Care Oakland (Tauranga), aged 92 years.  Wife of the late James Dudley.  A loved mother, grandmother, great grandmother and great great grandmother.  “Rest in Peace”. ... Read More

MAHU, Ariana Eva-Clara

(Tragically taken 23rd February 2018) -  Devoted and forever cherished Mother of Te Reihana and Te Teira. Treasured daughter of Don Mahu and the late Clara Mahu. Loved sister to all the Taranaki and Tauranga whanau. Second Mum to all her nieces... Read More

SANDILANDS Julia Mere (nee Knapp)

Passed away peacefully at Athenree rest home Thursday 22 February 2018. Loving wife of the late Sandy Sandilands, mother and mother-in-law of Lindsay and Esther, Trevor and Sandra. Loving Grandmother to all her grandchildren.A service to celebrate Julia's... Read More

CARMICHAEL Enid (Alison)

On Thursday 22 February 2018 at Bethlehem Views Tauranga, aged 90 years. Beloved wife of the late Bruce. Loved mother and mother-in-law of Cheryl and Max, Leith and Bernie, Dawn and Steven. Teasured Grandma of her ten grandchildren and five great grandchildren.... Read More

GIBSON, Ngaire May

Peacefully in Te Puke on Thursday 22nd February 2018 aged 89 years.  Dearly loved wife of the late Bruce.  Much loved mother of Bill, Gordon, and Jeanette.  Treasured nana of Alan, Lynette, Grace and MacKenzie; Michael and Sabrina. ... Read More

DOWNIE, Alice Lena (nee Walmsley)

Our dearly loved mum left us peacefully on Thursday, 22nd February 2018 to join our dad, Arthur. “You are at peace now. Fly with the angels mum. You will be missed dearly by your family” At the family's request, a private farewell will... Read More

O’BRIEN: William Joseph (Bill)

12/1/1929 – 20/2/2018. Died peacefully at home. Loved husband of Pam and dad to Tim and Janet, Rex and Raewyn, Liam and Maria. Loved grandad and great grandad. Thanks to the Salvation Army and Vision West. A service for Bill will be held at St... Read More



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